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Stent Removal After Ureteroscopy
Can be normal: After removing a stent following ureteroscopy, it may feel like a "stone" is still there. This usually resolves within 48 hours and is a result of swelling in the "kidney tube". Use pain relievers as prescribed and it should improve with time. If it doesn't, you are having fevers above 101 f or have nonstop nausea/vomiting, then seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A ureteroscopy is performed in the operating room with general or spinal anesthesia to inspect the ureter for tumor or stones. A small, flexible, fiberoptic ureteroscope is introduced into the bladder, through the ureteral orifice, then up the ureter toward the kidney. A camera captures the image and displays it on a ...Read more
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very briefly.: An indwelling ureteral stent is removed in one of two ways. A quick pull on a little string to pull it out of the urethra, or by using a flexible scope to enter the bladder and pulling out the stent with forceps. Both can cause bladder discomfort and some flank pain as it is quickly removed. Some residual pain can linger for a day or two. Pain can be variable with many feeling no pain. ...Read more
Very briefly.: An indwelling ureteral stent is removed in one of two ways. A quick pull on a little string to pull it out of the urethra, or by using a flexible scope to enter the bladder and pulling out the stent with forceps. Both can cause bladder discomfort and some flank pain as it is quickly removed. Some residual pain can linger for a day or two. Pain can be variable with many feeling no pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hematuria: If the bleeding is due to the procedure and stent, then it shouldn't take too long. ...Read more
No recurrence: Only if there is retained stone in the biliary tree. ...Read more
Varies: Stone fragments may begin passing immediately. In some cases, depending on the location of the stone within the kidney, the fragments may pass up to several months after the treatment. ...Read more
Swollen eyes after stent ureteral stent placement? It's my 3rd day after getting kidney stones out. Stent out in 2 days.
22days post ureteroscopic kidney stone removal&stent placement still passing stones not on CT ? Scans show nonobstructing stones how can this be?
Possible: It is good to pass the stones- obstructing or non- obstructing is only a matter of size of the stone and diameter of the ureter ( which is the tube from kidney to the bladder) small size stones may not be seen on ct. Check with your doctor- if kidney stones is a recurrent issue, may benefit if you see a nephrologist who can do some special tests and advise preventive measures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unusual: Should see and ask your surgeon. Fluid intraperitoneally may just be from fluid (irrigation) used during surgery . But other possibilities include bile leak or bleeding or pancreatitis, if you are not improving, get followup and find out what the ascites is and why you have it- underlying liver disease , heart failure etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large kidney stone in kidney. Deciding between a laser lithotrypsy or arthroscopic direct removal. Ureter stents very uncomfortable for me. Thoughts?
I had surgery to remove 2 stones in ureter after surgery developed urinoma from ruptured ureter, stent in place for 19 days will rupture heal itself?
Galdbladder removed. stint placed and removed 2 wks later. 1 day after stint removed exptreme pain. billiroubin elevated. vomiting. why?
See remark: Relax. After undergoing stone procedure of any kind there is some 'trauma'cutting ?.introduction of various metal instrumentation,catheters,use of laser, shock-wave therapy (you may not have had all of these.buy.do expect a recovery period. Your complaint is not unusual..give it time. TIME IS THE HEALER OF BROKEN HEART & BODY ...Read more
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